How to Negotiate a Reduction of Your Commercial Lease

2020-05-19T17:19:20-05:00By |

How to Negotiate Temporary Commercial Rent Reductions If your business is suffering due to Coronavirus, the monthly rental payment on your business lease may not be manageable. Here's how to talk with your landlord. In this video, Patric McCallum, principal attorney of Drew|McCallum, and Wendy Bowser, Houston [...]

Stop Procrastinating on these 8 Business Policies

2019-04-11T17:59:05-05:00By |

Stop Procrastinating on these 8 Business Policies Procrastination: never do today what you can put off until tomorrow. Most of us have a love/hate relationship with procrastination. It can fuel our creativity and clarify goals. It can also cripple our task lists and raise our blood pressure.  When do [...]

6 Steps to Hiring Your First (or Next) Employee

2019-04-22T14:24:07-05:00By |

6 Steps to Hiring Your First Employee It's time to hire your first employee.  So, how do you do that? There are multiple steps involved, all with different state law, federal law, and regulatory compliance requirements.  You can spend hours (even days) researching and trying to figure [...]

What are Non-Compete Agreements? Start Here.

2019-04-11T17:48:57-05:00By |

Questions about Non-Compete Agreements?  Start Here We are frequently asked questions about non-compete agreements.  First, what are they?  Second, are they enforceable?  Third, what are the requirements?  This article is a short introduction to non-compete agreements. What Is A Non-Compete Agreement? A non-compete agreement is an agreement [...]

Franchises Are A Great Way To Start A New Business

2019-03-12T17:22:34-05:00By |

Considering Franchises?  Need Help Buying or Selling a Franchise?  Start Here Franchises are a great way to start a new business.  Owners are called franchisors.  Investors are called franchisees.  The business is established and systems are already developed.  The brand is known in the community, and the franchisor typically [...]

Hurricane Harvey and Flooding Resources and Help

2019-04-22T14:45:50-05:00By |

Hurricane Harvey Resources and Assistance Hurricane Harvey and flooding have devastated thousands of Texas families. The need for help has never been greater for Houston and surrounding areas. As a service to this great community, and to assist those needing assistance and resources, Drew | McCallum offers free 30-minute [...]

3 Best Practices When Recording Business Calls

2019-04-11T15:18:12-05:00By |

3 Best Practices when Recording Business Calls It can be tricky legal business to legally record business telephone calls, especially if your business operates in more than one state. Houston Methodist Hospital was sued by a doctor who alleges that the hospital system illegally recorded patients' phone [...]

Load More Posts